peta

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from petar (to knock)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peta f (plural petas)

  1. pickaxe
    Synonym: picaraña
  2. whim; will
    Synonym: gana

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay peta, perhaps from Sanskrit भूपट (bhūpaṭa, map) as भू (bhū, earth) +‎ पट (paṭa, garment). Similar construction in Latin mappa mundī (map), compound of mappa (napkin, cloth) + mundus (world).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pəˈta/
  • Hyphenation: pê‧ta

Noun[edit]

pêta (plural, first-person possessive petaku, second-person possessive petamu, third-person possessive petanya)

  1. map

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Sanskrit भूपट (bhūpaṭa, map) as भू (bhū, earth) +‎ पट (paṭa, garment). Similar construction in Latin mappa mundī (map), compound of mappa (napkin, cloth) + mundus (world).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peta (Jawi spelling ڤتا‎, plural peta-peta, informal 1st possessive petaku, impolite 2nd possessive petamu, 3rd possessive petanya)

  1. map

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: peta

Further reading[edit]


Middle Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either of Romance origin, cognate to French petit, or from a native word, *feta, *ṡetta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peta m

  1. pet (usually of a tame or domesticated animal)

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
peta pheta peta
pronounced with /b(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit प्रेत (preta).

Noun[edit]

peta m

  1. ghost

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Pali Text Society, editor (1921-1925) , “peta”, in Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peta m

  1. genitive singular of pet

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) petta

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

peta f (plural petas)

  1. (Sutsilvan) a cake in the shape of a loaf

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pęta. Cognate with Bulgarian пета (peta), Slovene peta, Russian пята (pjata), Slovak päta. Non-Slavic cognates include Pashto پونده(pūndaʿh, heel) and Old Prussian pentis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pěːta/
  • Hyphenation: pe‧ta

Noun[edit]

péta f (Cyrillic spelling пе́та)

  1. heel

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pęta. Cognate with Bulgarian пета (peta), Serbo-Croatian пета/peta, Russian пята (pjata), Slovak päta. Non-Slavic cognates include Pashto پونده(pūndaʿh, heel) and Old Prussian pentis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

péta f

  1. heel

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. pêta
gen. sing. pête
singular dual plural
nominative pêta pêti pête
accusative pêto pêti pête
genitive pête pêt pêt
dative pêti pêtama pêtam
locative pêti pêtah pêtah
instrumental pêto pêtama pêtami
Feminine, a-stem, mobile accent
nom. sing. pêta
gen. sing. peté
singular dual plural
nominative pêta peté peté
accusative petó peté peté
genitive peté petá petá
dative pêti petáma petàm
locative pêti petàh petàh
instrumental petó petáma petámi

Further reading[edit]

  • peta”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aymara or Quechua

Noun[edit]

peta f (plural petas)

  1. (Bolivia) turtle
    Synonym: tortuga

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

peta (present petar, preterite petade, supine petat, imperative peta)

  1. (often with "på") to poke; prod or jab
  2. (chiefly with "i") to poke; to promote burning

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]